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Resources, Tips and Content for Children's Ministry and Family Life Leaders

Capture the Boys!

It’s almost impossible to capture and hold the attention of a room full of children whose ages span the grades and whose energy levels and behaviors are as unpredictable as cats!

But every weekend that is exactly what YOU are asked to do.

In fact, it’s what you feel called to do because you believe in the truth of God’s Word, the power of His Holy Spirit and the breadth of His amazing love for children and youth.

You do it because… what you make of the weekend experience is what they will remember about God.

The rule of thumb has always been to target the oldest boy in the room.

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Going ORANGE

If you haven’t heard of the latest strategy that’s been catching on for some time in children’s ministry, youth ministry and family life departments, then you might be missing the boat!

The ORANGE strategy comes from Reggie Joiner and the ReThink Group. The idea behind it is simply the merging of:ORANGE_300dpi

The authors of whatisorange.org invite us to:

Imagine the difference if every LEADER, every VOLUNTEER, every PARENT was on the same page, WORKING TOWARD THE SAME END. What if we all believed our mission was connected to how we INCITE WONDER, PROVOKE DISCOVERY and FUEL PASSION in the heart of every child.

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Bible Story Prep

When preparing to tell a Bible story, use this simple worksheet to ensure that you know the story accurately, are ready to include details to make it interesting and are working toward comprehension and application by narrowing the focus to one key point.  For more detailed instruction, read How To Tell A Bible Story (part 1)  and (part 2).

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